UTHSCSA Faculty Profiles v1.0

Xenakis, Elly Marie-Jeanne

School of Medicine
(210) 567-5009

Dr. Elly Xenakis was born in Bucharest, Romania and received her M.D. in 1983 from the Pavia Medical School in Italy. She completed OB/Gyn residency at Brooklyn-Caledonian Hospital in New York. Following residency, Dr. Xenakis completed a Maternal-Fetal Medicine Fellowship at the University of Texas Health Science Center in San Antonio, and then joined the faculty as an Assistant Professor. She was appointed Professor with Tenure in September 2007, and holds the Joseph Seitchik Chair in Reproductive Genetics. She also has held the title of Residency Program Director for 23 years and is currently serving as Inpatient Medical Director in Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology. Her special interests include prematurity, hypertension, and diabetes in pregnancy. She is Board Certified in Maternal-Fetal Medicine, and Obstetrics and Gynecology, by the American Board of Obstetrics and Gynecology. She is an active member of the American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists and the Society of Maternal-Fetal Medicine. Dr. Xenakis is the recipient of multiple OB/Gyn Excellence in Teaching and Mentorship Awards, including the APGO/CREOG Award for excellence in teaching presented by senior graduating residents. She was also honored as one of the ?Best Doctors in America?, a `Texas Super Doctor?, and most recently, as one of the ?Best Doctors in San Antonio?. Dr. Xenakis has been an active researcher for many years, and is extensively published in peer-reviewed publications. She currently sees patients at the Medical Arts & Research Center and the University Health Center-Downtown Clinic.

9/2007 - Present Professor with Tenure, Department of OB/Gyn University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Ob-Gyn, San Antonio, TX
4/2005 - Present Division Chief, Maternal-Fetal Medicine Division University of Texas Health Science Center, Ob-Gyn, San Antonio, TX
1/1999 - Present Professor and Jane and Roland Blumberg Professorship in Obstetrics and Gynecology University of Texas Health Science Center at San Antonio, Ob-Gyn, San Antonio, TX
1/1996 - Present Consulting Staff Baptist Health System, San Antonio, TX
1/1992 - Present Consulting Staff Southwest Texas Methodist Hospital, San Antonio, TX
1/1990 - Present Attending Staff University Hospital, San Antonio, TX